Trends in Electrical Transmission and Distribution Technology- lecture notes
Self-Promotion: past & continuing role of UW-Madison
and other Universities in basic research that fed grid
technologies & developments.
• Context: policy developments in the energy industry;
most recently, 2005 Energy Policy Act.
• Hardware: highlight some technologies poised for wider
application –power electronics & FACTS devices;
advanced conductor materials and superconductors;
wide-area grid monitoring & visualization.